Alpesh Amin

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Healthcare resource burden associated with hyponatremia among patients hospitalized for heart failure in the US
    Alpesh Amin
    Department of Medicine, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA 92868, USA
    J Med Econ 16:415-20. 2013
  2. doi request reprint New options for anticoagulation following total hip arthroplasty and total knee arthroplasty: new oral agents on the horizon
    Alpesh Amin
    Professor of Medicine, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA
    Hosp Pract (1995) 40:19-26. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Evaluation of incremental healthcare resource burden and readmission rates associated with hospitalized hyponatremic patients in the US
    Alpesh Amin
    Department of Medicine, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, California, USA
    J Hosp Med 7:634-9. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Estimated medical cost reductions associated with apixaban in real-world patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation
    Alpesh Amin
    University of California, Irvine, CA, USA
    J Med Econ 16:1193-202. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Appropriate VTE prophylaxis is associated with lower direct medical costs
    Alpesh Amin
    School of Medicine, University of California Irvine, 101 The City Drive South, Building 58, Room 110, ZC 4076H, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    Hosp Pract (1995) 38:130-7. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Comparison of Medical Costs of Patients With Atrial Fibrillation Unsuitable for Warfarin Treatment With Apixaban or Aspirin Based on AVERROES Trial
    Alpesh Amin
    Department of Medicine, Hospitalist Program, School of Medicine, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA
    Clin Appl Thromb Hemost 21:235-40. 2015
  7. pmc Personalizing Nursing Home Compare and the Discharge from Hospitals to Nursing Homes
    Dana B Mukamel
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California, Irvine, CA
    Health Serv Res 51:2076-2094. 2016
  8. pmc Changes in mortality on weekend versus weekday admissions for Acute Coronary Syndrome in the United States over the past decade
    Mahdi Khoshchehreh
    Division of Cardiology, University of California, Irvine, USA Department of Preventive Medicine, Division of Biostatistics, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, USA
    Int J Cardiol 210:164-72. 2016
  9. doi request reprint Evaluation of medical costs avoided when new oral anticoagulants are used for extended treatment of venous thromboembolism based on clinical trial results
    Alpesh Amin
    Department of Medicine, Hospitalist Program, School of Medicine, University of California, Irvine, UCIMC 101 The City Drive South, Building 58, Room 110, ZC 4076H, Irvine, CA, 92868, USA
    J Thromb Thrombolysis 40:131-8. 2015
  10. ncbi request reprint Lack of thromboprophylaxis across the care continuum in US medical patients
    Alpesh Amin
    University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    Hosp Pract (1995) 38:17-25. 2010

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Publications31

  1. doi request reprint Healthcare resource burden associated with hyponatremia among patients hospitalized for heart failure in the US
    Alpesh Amin
    Department of Medicine, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA 92868, USA
    J Med Econ 16:415-20. 2013
    ..To evaluate the burden of hyponatremia in terms of hospital resource utilization, costs, and 30-day hospital readmission among patients hospitalized for heart failure (HF) in routine clinical practice...
  2. doi request reprint New options for anticoagulation following total hip arthroplasty and total knee arthroplasty: new oral agents on the horizon
    Alpesh Amin
    Professor of Medicine, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA
    Hosp Pract (1995) 40:19-26. 2012
    ..This article will discuss the prevention of VTE after THA and TKA based on current evidence-based practice guidelines, the limitations of conventional anticoagulants, and the promise of new therapeutics...
  3. doi request reprint Evaluation of incremental healthcare resource burden and readmission rates associated with hospitalized hyponatremic patients in the US
    Alpesh Amin
    Department of Medicine, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, California, USA
    J Hosp Med 7:634-9. 2012
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  4. doi request reprint Estimated medical cost reductions associated with apixaban in real-world patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation
    Alpesh Amin
    University of California, Irvine, CA, USA
    J Med Econ 16:1193-202. 2013
    ..This study aimed to estimate the difference in medical costs associated with apixaban instead of warfarin in RW NVAF patients...
  5. doi request reprint Appropriate VTE prophylaxis is associated with lower direct medical costs
    Alpesh Amin
    School of Medicine, University of California Irvine, 101 The City Drive South, Building 58, Room 110, ZC 4076H, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    Hosp Pract (1995) 38:130-7. 2010
    ..To calculate and compare the direct medical costs of guideline-recommended prophylaxis with prophylaxis that does not fully adhere with guideline recommendations in a large, real-world population...
  6. doi request reprint Comparison of Medical Costs of Patients With Atrial Fibrillation Unsuitable for Warfarin Treatment With Apixaban or Aspirin Based on AVERROES Trial
    Alpesh Amin
    Department of Medicine, Hospitalist Program, School of Medicine, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA
    Clin Appl Thromb Hemost 21:235-40. 2015
    ..Based on AVERROES trial results, this study compared the medical costs for clinical end points among patients with AF treated with either apixaban or aspirin...
  7. pmc Personalizing Nursing Home Compare and the Discharge from Hospitals to Nursing Homes
    Dana B Mukamel
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California, Irvine, CA
    Health Serv Res 51:2076-2094. 2016
    ..To test whether use of a personalized report card, Nursing Home Compare Plus (NHCPlus), embedded in a reengineered discharge process, can lead to better outcomes than the usual discharge process from hospitals to nursing homes...
  8. pmc Changes in mortality on weekend versus weekday admissions for Acute Coronary Syndrome in the United States over the past decade
    Mahdi Khoshchehreh
    Division of Cardiology, University of California, Irvine, USA Department of Preventive Medicine, Division of Biostatistics, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, USA
    Int J Cardiol 210:164-72. 2016
    ..We assessed in-hospital mortality and utilization of invasive cardiac procedures following Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) admissions on the weekend versus weekdays over the past decade in the United States...
  9. doi request reprint Evaluation of medical costs avoided when new oral anticoagulants are used for extended treatment of venous thromboembolism based on clinical trial results
    Alpesh Amin
    Department of Medicine, Hospitalist Program, School of Medicine, University of California, Irvine, UCIMC 101 The City Drive South, Building 58, Room 110, ZC 4076H, Irvine, CA, 92868, USA
    J Thromb Thrombolysis 40:131-8. 2015
    ..Further evaluation is needed to validate these results in the real-world setting. ..
  10. ncbi request reprint Lack of thromboprophylaxis across the care continuum in US medical patients
    Alpesh Amin
    University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    Hosp Pract (1995) 38:17-25. 2010
    ..Therefore, there is a need to improve the provision of thromboprophylaxis in the continuum of care for acutely ill medical patients...
  11. doi request reprint Real-World Medical Cost Avoidance When New Oral Anticoagulants are Used Versus Warfarin for Venous Thromboembolism in the United States
    Alpesh Amin
    Department of Medicine, Hospitalist Program, School of Medicine University of California, Irvine, CA, USA
    Clin Appl Thromb Hemost 22:5-11. 2016
    ..Real-world medical cost avoidances from a US payer perspective were estimated when new oral anticoagulants (NOACs) are used instead of warfarin for the treatment of patients with venous thromboembolism (VTE)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Incremental Health Care Burden of Bleeding Among Patients with Venous Thromboembolism in the United States
    Alpesh Amin
    University of California, Irvine, UCIMC, 101 The City Drive South, Bldg 58, Rm 110, ZC 4076H, Mail Code 4076, Irvine, CA 92868
    J Manag Care Spec Pharm 21:965-72. 2015
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  13. doi request reprint Estimated medical cost reductions associated with use of novel oral anticoagulants vs warfarin in a real-world non-valvular atrial fibrillation patient population
    Alpesh Amin
    University of California, Irvine, CA, USA
    J Med Econ 17:771-81. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study was to estimate the change in medical costs related to stroke and major bleeding for each NOAC (apixaban, dabigatran, and rivoraxaban) relative to warfarin in a RW NVAF population...
  14. doi request reprint Clinical and economic consequences of ventilator-associated pneumonia
    Alpesh Amin
    Department of Medicine, University of California Irvine, 101 The City Drive, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 49:S36-43. 2009
    ..The reduced medical resource use achieved with use of doripenem for treatment of ventilator-associated pneumonia may provide not only clinical benefits to patients but also economic benefits to hospitals and health care systems...
  15. doi request reprint Acute kidney injury and cardiovascular outcomes in acute severe hypertension
    Lynda A Szczech
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3646, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Circulation 121:2183-91. 2010
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  16. ncbi request reprint Health care-associated pneumonia
    Alpesh Amin
    University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    Hosp Pract (1995) 38:63-74. 2010
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Appropriate thromboprophylaxis in hospitalized cancer patients
    Alpesh Amin
    University of California, Irvine, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    Clin Adv Hematol Oncol 6:910-20. 2008
    ..This study provides a large, real-world analysis of the rates of thromboprophylaxis use in hospitalized cancer patient discharges...
  18. pmc Racial Differences in the Prevalence and Outcomes of Atrial Fibrillation in Patients Hospitalized With Heart Failure
    Subir Bhatia
    School of Medicine, University of California, Irvine, California
    Am J Cardiol 117:1468-73. 2016
    ..We also found a significant underutilization of cardioversion and catheter ablation in minority racial groups compared with white patients...
  19. doi request reprint Comparison of differences in medical costs when new oral anticoagulants are used for the treatment of patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation and venous thromboembolism vs warfarin or placebo in the US
    Alpesh Amin
    University of California, Irvine, CA, USA
    J Med Econ 18:399-409. 2015
    ..Additionally, the overall differences in medical costs were estimated for NVAF and venous thromboembolism (VTE) patient populations combined...
  20. doi request reprint Evaluation of medical costs associated with use of new oral anticoagulants compared with standard therapy among venous thromboembolism patients
    Alpesh Amin
    University of California, Irvine, CA, USA
    J Med Econ 17:763-70. 2014
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  21. doi request reprint Estimation of the impact of warfarin's time-in-therapeutic range on stroke and major bleeding rates and its influence on the medical cost avoidance associated with novel oral anticoagulant use-learnings from ARISTOTLE, ROCKET-AF, and RE-LY trials
    Alpesh Amin
    Department of Medicine, Hospitalist Program, School of Medicine, University of California, UCIMC, 101 The City Drive South, Building 58, Room 110, ZC 4076H, Mail Code 4076, Irvine, CA, 92868, USA
    J Thromb Thrombolysis 38:150-9. 2014
    ..Among NVAF patients there is a significant negative correlation between warfarin's TTR and SSE rate, but not major bleedings. The variations in warfarin's TTR impacted the economic comparison of use of individual NOACs versus warfarin...
  22. doi request reprint Hospitalized patients with acute decompensated heart failure: recognition, risk stratification, and treatment review
    Alpesh Amin
    University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA 92868, USA
    J Hosp Med 3:S16-24. 2008
    ..In any event, frequent monitoring of clinical response is essential, with subsequent therapy determined by this response. Finally, focused patient education during hospitalization may help reduce readmissions for ADHF...
  23. pmc Rationale and study protocol for the Nursing Home Compare Plus (NHCPlus) randomized controlled trial: A personalized decision aid for patients transitioning from the hospital to a skilled-nursing facility
    Dara H Sorkin
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine University of California, Irvine, 100 Theory, Suite 100, Irvine, CA 92697 5800, United States Electronic address
    Contemp Clin Trials 47:139-45. 2016
    ..We developed Nursing Home Compare Plus (NHCPlus) to address these limitations and to improve the decision-making process...
  24. doi request reprint Application of randomized clinical trial data to actual practice: apixaban therapy for reduction of stroke risk in non-valvular atrial fibrillation patients
    Alpesh Amin
    University of California, Irvine, CA, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 29:1253-61. 2013
    ..When translating the efficacy of new treatments to RW, the relative risk reductions (RRRs) from RCTs may produce different absolute risk reductions in RW...
  25. pmc Effect of morbid obesity on in-hospital mortality and coronary revascularization outcomes after acute myocardial infarction in the United States
    Jashdeep Dhoot
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA, USA
    Am J Cardiol 111:1104-10. 2013
    ..In conclusion, patients with morbid obesity had lower odds of in-hospital mortality, compared to those not morbidly obese, consistent with the phenomenon of the "obesity paradox."..
  26. pmc Oral anticoagulation to reduce risk of stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation: current and future therapies
    Alpesh Amin
    Hospitalist Program, University of California, Irvine, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    Clin Interv Aging 8:75-84. 2013
    ..These newer agents may address some of the complexities of warfarin use while providing similar or better efficacy and safety...
  27. doi request reprint Common procedures in internal medicine: improving knowledge and minimizing complications
    Kevin T Harley
    University of California Irvine School of Medicine, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    Hosp Pract (1995) 37:121-7. 2009
    ..In private practice many internists care for patients requiring these procedures. This review will summarize basic steps followed in these 4 medical procedures and highlight methods to minimize associated complications...
  28. ncbi request reprint Time course of depression and outcome of myocardial infarction
    Susmita Parashar
    Divisions of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:2035-43. 2006
    ..Our objective was to evaluate the prognostic importance of transient, new, or persistent depression on outcomes at 6 months after MI...
  29. doi request reprint Education first: reforming the first-year curriculum of the internal medicine residency
    William Gustin
    Internal Medicine Residency Program, Medical Education Office, University of California, Irvine, Bldg 200, Suite 720, 101 The City Drive South, Rt 1, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    Acad Med 84:368-73. 2009
    ..The authors conclude that residency program leaders can restructure the first year to provide a model of education that includes appropriate educational experiences as well as meaningful time for reflection and professional growth...
  30. ncbi request reprint Curriculum development: the venous thromboembolism quality improvement resource room
    Sylvia McKean
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Hosp Med 1:124-32. 2006
    ..The educational strategy of the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) includes development of practice-based resources to support hospitalist-led improvement in clinically important measures of hospital care quality...
  31. ncbi request reprint Improving the management of patients after myocardial infarction, from admission to discharge
    Alpesh Amin
    Department of Medicine, Univeristy of California Irvine Medical Center, USA
    Clin Ther 28:1509-39. 2006
    ..The increased presence of hospitalists, physicians who provide in-hospital care as a specialty, promises to provide further improvements...